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Are we all ready to step aboard the data bus?
19.01.2018: The DfT is considering what bus operators and local authorities should have to do to comply with the open data provisions of the Bus Services Act 2017. There are multiple challenges with most bus services still registered on paper whilst others run services entirely driven by data.
On-demand shared transport offers new route for bus travel
13.10.2017: The past year has seen the emergence of app-based services offering passengers a flexible, shared transport solution in medium-sized vehicles such as minibuses. Is this a model that bus operators will ultimately feel compelled to emulate?
Dockless systems set to take shared mobility to a new level
13.10.17: At this year’s Bikeplus conference there was broad consensus that the rise of dockless systems would revolutionise bike share. And many in the bike share sector are now predicting that traditional and new, flexible models will increasingly converge.
Start up unveils plans for mobility cryptocurrency
This feature about an eco-adventure took a car club electric van to the highest village in Scotland.